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CP VAHDIVZ&.Utnd Prop. KEYTESVTLLE, - MISSOURI. Eatsrsd at the post-oOe at Kyttvllls Mo as Meood-cU mall matUr. Friday, Msy II. llM. Border County Notes. 8AU5E. Iter. Xorvell and wife, of Gilliam, attended the Baptist convention in Dallas, Tex., last week. Father Ryan officiated at the marriage of Joseph Baier and Mrs. Sophia Ebling, in Slater, Mapr 8 th. Rev. J. D. Thomason, May 9th, united in marriage, at Gil liam, J. P. Foster and Miss Hattie Powell. The Knights Templar, of Marshall, celebrated Ascencion day by appropriate services in the M. E. church. J. J. Bowman, a William Jewel prize taker in composi tion and oratory, is a citizen of Good Lock neighborhood. E. VT. Vanghan, of Slater, has received an appointment under Gen. J. O. Shelby, U. S. marshal for the "Western dis trict of Missouri. Miss Jennie Adams who has been teaching in the Slater public schools the past year has received an appointment in the state university. Rev. J. L. Sullins, pastor of Orearville Methodist chnrch, was seriously injured at the railroad crossing, in Slater, the night of May Cth. The local camp of the Slater Triple Alliance was banqueted upon strawberries and ice cream, the night of May Cth, "by F. D. McCormick. The grocery store, of Wheel--er & Lemon, of Miami, was in jured by fire May 9th. The fire is supposed to have been of incendiary origin. The school board, of Slater, "being hopelessly tied on prin cipal of their public school have referred the question to the white voters for settle ment. K. A. Wood, dealer in sad dlery and harness of Marshall, has made an assignment to Jno. A. Dnnlap, trustee. The liabilities are $1200 assets $700. In the case of the state, vs. Robt. Doan, the defendant was acquitted in Justice Jenkins court at Slater. Attorney Har vey appeared for the state, and Burks for the defendant. A "salary cut" cyclone struck Slater railroad men May Gth. The differences were adjusted finally by dispensing with the cervices of several telegraph operators and a clerk in the de pot. The following delegates re presented Saline county in the BtatM convention: W. M. Ty ler, J. R. Kirk, Richard Hick man, Logan B. Chappell, H. F. Kapp, A. S. Taylor. Sam'l Davis, R. F. Gaines and Henry A. Peed. The county convention in structed in favor of Carring ton, Finks and Heard, endorsed Missouri's delegation in con gress (Mr. Cobb, of course, al ways excepted) and declared vociferously for free coinage. The vote in the convention stood G-i to 27 in favor of the oppressed people and the eter nal principles of truth. HOWARD. The Democrat Csnntr complaint el tht dearth o! new marriage la the .county. . TbV.flrtt aloea akesse io eight year was granted bj the Glasgow citj council last week to Collins & KaEeL Ground has been broken in Fay ette for the new $75,000 college boHding to be erected by the M. E. Chnrch, Sooth. Dr. Thoe J. Payne, of Fayette, hai returned from Oklahoma and will again hang ont his eign in the capi tal of Howard. Mrs. Sallie Robb, aged 87, lining near Barton, and long reeident of the county, is quite ill and not ex pected to recover. A farmer, near Talbot, Is com plaining that a thief, while he was absent at church relieved him of a razor and a revolver. The vote in Glasgow April 28th on the question of putting in a sys tem of water-worke was practically unanimous, only five votes being cast against it. Paul C Smith, a Fayetta boy, has just graduated with high honors at the Philadelphia medical college. Penn., after taking a three years course. lie will soon return to lay ette. The committee of the Glasgow city council on water-works was granted authority, at a late meeting to expend not exceeding $200 for maps and specifications ot the work on which bids are to be invited. The Adrertiser last week printed for the seventh time in the life of Fred Marsden as a benedict the proud fact that he is papa. Soch enterprising citizens as he and his worthy spouse should be entitled to a gold medal from the state. Oliver Fordus, 22 years old living near Armstrong, had his foot and lower part of the leg serverely crush ed by the falling ot a corn burr in the mill where he worked. Ills screams brought to his aid his mother and younger brother who released him. It Is thought bis foot will have to be amputated. Mrs. A.nnie Evans, wife ot J. R. Evans, died at her home in Arm strong very eudduely at 1 o'clock Monday morning. May 7th. The funeral services were conducted in the Methodist church of that place the next day and her body was laid to rest In the Wesleyan cemetery until the reserectiun morn. The Fayette school board has elected the following teachers for the ensuing yean M. F. Fragler, superintendent; Miss Lizzie Erwin, room No 1; Miss Lillie Brjan, room No 2; Miss Kate Gillipsy, room No S; Miss Mamie Thompson, room No 4; Miss Maggie Detherage, room No 5; Miss Mary Morrison, room No C; Miss Lizzie Smith, room No 7; lion. John D. Starks, candidate for reelection to the state senate from ilowurd-Cooper district has been circulating among the people of Howard lately, lie claims that the new "corrupt practices' act" does not leave him margin enough to advertise in the Howard county papers, and the Democrat-Uaunerln, therefore, giving him free compli mentary notices. The Howard county .Icrerfiser complains that at the candidates meeting at New Franklin Col. Switx ler, ot Boonville Democrat, bored the people for an hour, leaving no time for some local candidates to maktfthe people tired. From our knowledge of the Col. we had rather be "bored" by him for tiro hours then to hear the average county candidate talk for 18 minutes. They make us weary in about 2 minutes, the Col. always has something worth listlning to, to say to the people. u.x.x. F.M.Simon has been appointed post-master ot Shel!y. Dr. Pettijohu will probably be the Republican candidate for representa tive. John MrGowan has filed bis f 100, 000 bond as post-master at Brook filed. Lee Myer, ot Linneus, waa married to Mies Carrie Uaymann in Uunta ville May 5th. The new Baptist church in Linneus will be dedicated by Elder Brown Sunday, June 10th. Mrs. E. D. Isbell, ot Linneus, was a visitor to the Baptist convention at Dallas, Tex., last week. The office of police judge has been revived in Marceline, and B. L. White appointed to the place. U.E. Aleshonse, U. E. South, Browning, win baptize bj immer sion about 40 converts next Sunday Alvah Ross, was arrested in Okla homa two weeks ago and placed in the Linneus jail on a charge ot arson. The children of the Christian Church Sunday school, ot Linneus, enjoyed a flshiog party and picnic last week. The marshal of Brookfleld placed five prisonsrs in the Linneus jail May 3rd charged with vagrancy and robbery. Linn county s delegates to thestate convention were Judge W.U, Brown lee, U. W. Crawley, U. K. West, C. W. Green and E. J. Conger. Marceline's new public school build ing is being rapidly pushed to com pletion. It will supply a long needed want in that enterprising city. Sunday May Gth near Purdin, Howard Murran and Mies Nellie Purdin were united in mar rage, Kev. C. W. Uerley, of Linneus officiating. Elder Caldwell preached a sermon in Liuneus May Cth on "Religionand Business." He advised business men to advertise their goods, and it they had no goods to advertise anyway. The Methodist revival services that had been in progress for some time in the Marceline opera bouse closed Thursday night, May 10th. The evangelist, Iter. E. G. Kilgore, of Memphis, Tenn., has returned to bis home. There were 35 or 40 con versions, 20 uniting with the Meth odist church. The Marceline Journal waa unable to find the place of meeting of the Democratic township meeting May 5tb, because the band failed by the tooting of horns and beating of drums to locate the hallow in which "the boys" were to meet. Marceline is a "more wilder" and "woolier" place than we had imagined. II also tailed to hear from the county con mention of Monday, because some body did not send it a copy ot the proceedings. The Linn county Dem ocrats should encourage a journal like the Courier, and then all its papers could be furnished withevery thing transpiring in the county. LIVINGSTON. Avalon had a $500 fire on the morning of the 8th inst. A special term of the Livingston county circuit court was in session, at Cbillicothe, last week. Ringling Bros, worlds greatest snow depleted Chillicothe ot its small change Thursday May 10th. The Republicans carried Chillicothe in the city election, electing a mayor and a majority of the aldermen. Circuit court was in session last week, presided over by Judge Broad dus, and transacted a large amount ot business. The Republicans held a grand jol iflcation at Chillicothe, the night of the 0th over their victoryin the city election. A boy, by the name of Elliott, while riding on a load of hay that was upset, had his arm broken in Chillicothe, May Gth. Mrs. Sue Stevens, ot near Spring hill was found dead in bed Mayllth. She is supposed to have died of heart desease. She leaves a family of five children, some of them married. Richard Brown, the colored mur derer in the Chillicothe jail, is slow ly dying. The physicians think be will die at 'the approach tfbot weather. Livingston county Populists are preparing to have a grand barbacue some time during the summer at which It is proposed to have Con gressman Watson, of Georgia, speak. Chas. Chsyney, of Chillicothe, was married to Miss Gertrude Williane, Awarded lllfbeflt Honors Worlds Fair. EL- MOST PERFECT MADE A furt Craps Crura of Tartar Powder. Fre frotn Ammonia, Alum or any other adulterant. 40 YZAXS TKI STAND AJUX. at Meadville, at 2 o'clock p. mM May 6th. Rev. Jeffreys, of the M. E. church, spoke the solemn words that made the happy couple one. Charles Menke, jr., has been sen tenced to five years in the peniten tiary for assaulting a little girl. He was tried at Chillicothe where his casft was taken on a change of venue from Caldwell county. Isaac A. Whitney, whom we last week noticed as being in jail, at Macon, on a charge of grand larcen cy, was. May 8th at Chillicothe again married to Mrs. I. A. Whitney whom he bad deserted fourteen years ago. The Knights Templar, of Chilli cothe, celebrated Ascension day, in that cjty, at the Episcopal church f the evening of May 7th. The ser mon was preached by Rev. Horatio M. Gates, of Kansas city, a promi nent knight. A Xlilwalkee conductor was as salted at Chillicothe depot May 8th by a woman with her umbrella un der the impression that he bad as saulted her. The conductor prompt ly disarmed the infuriated virago, and allowed her to depart. While one of Platter Bros, employ ees was exercising a horse May 8th, the horse became unmanageable and ran away and coming in colliesion with a horse belonging to J. Bevell so injuring him with the shaft of the sulky that he will probably die. The Grand River Medical society will hold a convention, at Chillicothe, the second week in June. It is ex pected to bring together a large as semblage of the medical fraternity, and eminent physicians will be pres ent from Kansas City, St. Joe and other points. The house of Michael Ruddy, six miles south of Chillicothe was con sume last Friday morning together with contents. Insurance on house and furnature $ 800 which will not cover the loss. His daughter was tbc only person at home at the time. The origin of the fire is un known. In Circuit court May 9th Chas. Menk, jr., of Caldwell Co., eon of Chas. Menke of Chillicothe, was given a 5 year term in the penitentiary, for assault with intent to commit ' a rape upon the person of Effie Cox residing near Braymer, a little 0 year old girl. A 14 year old boy, Irvin, eon of Mr. and Mrs. Noah Robinson of Chillicothe has mysteriously disap peared from home. He has been gone since Sunday May 6th. Any information leading to his discovery will be thankfully received by his parents. On the application of the defen dants in the circuit court, the state cases, 12 in number, against J. C. Darragh, president, and E. C. Sat tly, ex-cashier of the defunct Kansas City Safe and Deposit Savings' bank, indicted at Kansas City, sent to Chillicothe on change of venue, were continued to the September term. At the home of the bride'? parents corner of church and Madison streets Chillicothe, Sunday morning at 10 o'clock, Mr. F. L. Ellett and Miss Laura Brink were united in the holy bonds of matrimony, Rev. J. W. An derson, pastor of the First M. E. Church officiating. Mr. Ellttt is lo cal editor of the Chillicothe Constitu tion and is one of Chillicothe's rising young men. The Marshal of Meadville was in Cbillicothe last Friday in quest ot Will Johnson, wanted in that place for swindling its citizens. The mar shal, also, believed he was wanted in Illinois for robbing and torturing a man in that state. If he is the proper person the marshal will gain a 300 reward for delivering him to the authorities in the "sucker state." Wm. Kemp, of Chillicothe, again attempted suicide May 9th by ewollowing the contents of a vial of laudnum. He was detected in the act however, and his life was saved by the prompt application of an emetic and vigorous walking until the effects bad passed off. He had been drinking. He was all right again at last accounts. The place of delegate to the state Democratic convention seems to bea place much sought for Its honor by Chillicothe citizens. The following were avowed candidates at Satur days convention, E. L. Taylor, W. H. Martin, D. Stewart, J. L. Davis and L. A. Martin, and In the country Judge Spean and Capt. C. H. Grace. Taylor, Martin and Grace were elect ed without instructions. The grand jury ot Livingstone coun ty hare found true bills against the following persons: Wm. Speck and) James Dillard, stealing timber Ralph M. Kinzie, larceny from a store, James Ralls, rape of a child under 14 years old, Robert Mace, stealing from a dwelling house, Alex. Cleveland and U. C. Stewart, steal ing timber. This Cleveland is doubt less no relative of President Cleve land or he would be now eating government "pie" and would not have to steal timber CARROLL, The Carroll county court was in session last week and transacted a large amount of businees. The recent Democratic convention endorsed "every vote and every offl cial act" of Hon. U. S. Hall. A 9-year-old son of T. E. Riley, of Carrollton, has made the "round trip" to Kansas all alone. Capt Wh item an lectured recently to the Grand Army Post, at Waken da, upon the "Life and Character of Benj. F. Butler." It is reported that about May 15th, Joe W. Ingram, assistamt cashier of the bank of Hale will be come cashier of the Mendon bank. Carroll county farmers were last week blessed with copious rains, ben efitting meadows and pastures, and bringing up the corn lately planted. Interesting revival meetings were held at the Baptist church at Col oma last week. They were conduct ed by Rev. Major Barton, aided by Rev. J.E. Petty. Jno. Prout, of Parkers Branch, in trying to stop his run-a-way team, last week, wa run over by them and badly hurt by the harrow to which they were attached. Louis E. Meadows and Miss Jessie Gray, of Carrollton, were united in marriage at the residence of Rev. C. T. Phillips, pastor of the Methodist Episcopal church, Wednesday even ing. Elder John Scott, of Southern In diana, who has been visiting in Car roil county, has gone into Chariton county to hold revival services, af ter which he will return to Nor bome. The Hale school boared is in a dead lock over election of principal. It is equally divided between Jno. F. Painter, of Chariton and Chas. Can nady, of Bogard. Neither side seems disposed to yield. J. E. Deatherage, of Arizona, Kan sas, is a new manager of the Badger Lumber Co., of Carrollton, vice Burt J. Wright, resigned. Mr. Deather age is an experienced man in the lumber business. Mies Hattie Duluth Birch, ot Aus tinburg, Ohio, has been engaged for next year to teach Latin, Greek and Higher Mathematics in the Carroll ton academy. - She is a graduate of Oberlin College, Ohio. W. C. Daugherty, of Coloma, star ted Wednesday, May 9th, for Eugene Oregon, where he will attend as a delegate the general assembly of the Presbyterian church, which meets the 19th of this month. The school board, of Carrollton, is waging war against the young "coons" of that city for assaulting school children. One of theee crimi nals was arrested last week by the civil authorities and turned over to Supt Highgate for such punishment as he might elect. Rev. Dr. Dockery, father of Con gressman Dockery, filled the pulpit at the M. E. Church, South, at Car rollton, Sunday, May 6th, in the ab sence of Rer. G. J. Warren, who was attending the general conference now in its session at Memphis. Dr. Dockery is one of the wheelhorsas of Southern Metnodism in Missouri, and is a preacher of great power. The Bosworth Signal is advertis ing marriage ceremonies in "lump lots" at greatly reduced rates. The only condition is that is "a dozen or more couples enter into oneness at the same time and employ the same minister". A single lot might be easily made up in Keytesvilie. if a certain young lady would have the "Grace" to put Jeff oat of his agony of mind. Frank Smith, aged 16 years, died Sunday afternoon, May 5th, at 5 o'clock at his mothers home, near Bogard, of typhoid pneumonia. De ceased was an estimable young man and leaves a large circle of relatives and friends to mourn his untimely death. Funeral services were held at the residence Monday, conducted by Revs. Phillips and Best, and the re- The Best Medicine. J. O. Wilson, Contractor and Builder, Sulphur Springs, Texas, thus speaks of Ay er's Pills: " Ayers rills are the best medicine I ever tried; and, in my judgment, no letter general remedy could be devised. I Lave used them in my family and recommended them to my friends and employes for more than twenty years. 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The per son who has no past must have a hopeless future before him." The profundity of the last observation ia only equaled by the utterances of Brunsby.the oracular friend of Capt. Cuttle. The delegates elected by the late Carroll county Democratic conven tion to the various conventions were as follows: Those to state conven tion were N. A. Spencer, I. C, Cruzen, James M. Wilcoxson, V. M, Conk ling, J. D. Ingram, Geo. F. Crutch ley. Alternates John Wagaman, F. H. Cabbell, W. L. Stewart, J. W. Hartis, H. L. Givens, Thos. Kenton. Those to congressional convention were W. C. Erwin, Dr. J. T. Dewey, C. R. Barnes, Jas. McPhetridge, J.N. Cunningham, Frank Yehle, R. B. Allison, W. L. Ballew, J. D. Penis ton, J. T. Selby, N. Soggs, J. M. Haines, Clay Thomas, W. O. Miller, Those to senatorial convention were Andrew Jackson, Ralph Lozier, R. D. Ray, Frank Lovell, Price Mirick, A. Z. Megede, J. L.- Barnes, Thomas Kenton, Dr. E. L. Beatty, L. D. Fair, Frank Taylor, Joe Ingram, C. E. O'Hara, Frank Minnie, John Crouch, Wm. Cochran, Dr. Baird, James Charles, John Hartis, John Cundiff. MACON. Miss Ella Brown died in Macon May 10th of quick consumption, aged 20 years. A former citizen of Macon City, W. F. Anderson, lately suicided in Santa Cruz, Cala. George Wright, near Woodville, was badly but not seriously hurt May 5th, by a wild herse rearing up and falling on him. Mrs. MoIIie Sauvinett, of Macon, who sued the Iowa Central Railway Company for f 10,000 for the loss of herbusband, who was killed in a wreck, received a verdict for f 4,250. The Republican committe of Ma con county met in "Star Chamber Session" last week and . decided to hold a county convention in Macon, July 10th. The primaries will b held June 23rd. A tax has been levied against the property of citizens abutting on par ticularly described streets by the city council of Macon City to pay the cost of sprinkling said streets during the coming season. Mrs. Eva Matthews, of Macon, has gone to St. Louis to attend her brother who is in a hospital In . that city. ihad been thought he could not recover, but hopes are . now en tertained that he may recover. t - An effort is being made to estab tContiaue4 on 7th ve-(